At the February 19th meeting of the Denver-Ephrata Area Rotary, Sydney Yang was recognized as the February Cocalico Student of the Month. Sydney is involved in symphonic band, computer coding club, Project Belong, and a member of National Honor Society. She has participated in the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences and was selected as a QuestBridge finalist. In addition, she has received various Student of the Month awards at Cocalico. Syndey is a member at the Hmong Alliance Church of Leola where she volunteers to teach Sunday school. She also tutors family members and peers. Her college plans include majoring in Bioengineering. Sydney lives in Denver with her parents and younger siblings Alia, Angelia and Jordan.

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Left to right: Chia Yang, Mother; Lia Yang, Father; Sydney Yang, Senior at Cocalico High School; Steve Goble, Rotary President; Mary Kling, Teacher at Cocalico High School